International Women's Day is the perfect time to celebrate the professional women in your life. Whether you want to reward everyone for their hard work and achievements in your workplace, or just commemorate the day for staff, here are some International Women's Day catering ideas to get you started.

What is International Women's Day?

International Women's Day is a global day that aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day marks a call to action for equality between genders.

IWD has been observed since the early 1900s and aims to highlight the achievements of women and the progression of gender equality, while still acknowledging the disparities that still exist today.

International Women's Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender equality.

When is International Women’s Day celebrated?

International Women’s Day takes place on Monday 8th March 2021. It's on the same day each year, founded by Clara Zetkin and was first celebrated in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

Why should you celebrate IWD at work?

International Women's Day is all about support, unity, celebration, advocacy and action. Whilst we have come a long way, we still have a long way to go. Aligning your company with the fight for gender equality, closing the pay gap and supporting women in leadership positions should be a priority for your business.

What does the IWD aim to achieve?

The main aims of International Women's Day are:

  • to celebrate women's achievements
  • to raise awareness about women's equality
  • to lobby for accelerated gender parity
  • to fundraise for female-focused charities
Who owns International Women's Day
The purpose of the International Women's Day website is to support the supporters, and in doing so it provides a platform to help forge positive change for women.

Catering ideas for International Women’s Day

Check out EatFirst's amazing women-owned caterers, ready to bring your team together for IWD.

Whether your team wants to support businesses run by women, or to show appreciation for the wonderful women in your team, check out our recommendations for how to celebrate IWD.
Purple coloured treats are often associated with IWD - the purple signifies justice and dignity.

Country City Catering's Team Breakfast Menu

Kate from Country City has designed some of the best and highest-quality breakfast menus in London, if you're in the office and want to treat your team, be sure to check out her menu.

Kute Cake's Cupcakes

Kute Cake never disappoints - check out her incredible cupcakes ready for any celebration. Their amarena cherry and caramelised almond are perfectly purple to fit the colours of International Women's Day.

EK Bakery's Home Delivered Brownies

Elizabeth from EK Bakery has curated some the ideal posted brownies, to fit through your team's letterboxes.

Healthy Nibbles' Snack Boxes

Sara at Healthy Nibbles founded the company based on her search for healthy snacks, their snack boxes are great to show your teams you care.

Have anything else in mind? Reach out to us for a quote or give us a call on 020 3890 2200 and let us know how we can help!

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